brush-tailed possum

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brush-tailed possum

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brush-tail possum

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(Animals) any of several widely-distributed Australian possums of the genus Trichosurus
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Jean and John showed beautiful photographs of very diverse birds and animals, brushtail penguins, wandering albatrosses, skuas and petrels as well as the seals and whales.
The supplements are available in lamb, wild salmon, unagi, goat and brushtail.
Inside the exclosure, the ongoing loss of mature and immature red gums to brushtail possums, ringbarking by rabbits, severe grazing by rabbits, kangaroos and wallabies, and accelerated soil erosion combine to make an ecological disaster.
In tropical Australia, the most frequently killed native species are the northern brown bandicoot (Isoodon macrourus), the mountain brushtail possum (Trichosurus cunninghami) and the Australian magpie (Cracticus tibicen) (Taylor & Goldingay, 2004).
(2014) Ectoparasite infestation patterns, haematology and serum biochemistry of urban-dwelling common brushtail possums.
Brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula are arboreal marsupials that remain in many urbanised areas of Australia, as well as in bushland.
When the results came back, we had captured evidence of a range of animals including a Brushtail Possum, a Swamp Wallaby, a feral cat, a fox and a sheep--or at least some fibres from someone's woollen jumper.
Expression of mRNA encoding growth differentiation factor 9 and bone morphogenetic protein 15 during follicular formation and growth in a marsupial, the brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula).
When Wurrungilaka [Corymbia nesophila) trees are flowering Wuninga (Brushtail Possums) are fattest as they eat the flowers and buds.
Modeling survival and capture probabilities of the mountain brushtail possum (Trichosurus caninus) in the forests of southeastern Australia using trap-recapture data.
(19) Deslorelin acetate implants are frequently used as a contraceptive in female animals, and control of male reproduction and associated behaviors with deslorelin has been reported in several species, including domestic dogs, (20,21) domestic cats, (22) domestic boar, (23) cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), an African wild dog (Lycaon pictus), (25) sea otters (Enhydra lutris), (25) red wolves (Canis lupus rufus), (25) grey wolves (Cams lupus), (25) a black-footed cat (Fells nigripes), (25) black flying foxes (Pteropus alecto), (26) ferrets (Musteki putorius furo), (27) lion-tailed macaques (Macaco silenus), (28) a bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps),29 and common brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula), (30) with variable results and duration of efficacy that appear to be species specific.
1999: Ecological example of conditioned flavor aversion in plant-herbivore interactions, effect of terpenes of Eucalyptus leaves on feeding by common ringtail and brushtail possums.